Early career teachers – Forming healthy habits

Written by: Pete Henshaw | Published:

Welcome to SecEd’s regular supplement for early career teachers, offering 20 pages of advice, tips and ideas to help new teachers survive and thrive at the chalkface. Themes include pedagogy, workload control, wellbeing, mentoring, professional conduct, and general advice

This 20-page free pdf download offers a range of practical advice to support trainee teachers and those teachers in the first years of their careers, helping them to form the healthy working habits that will set them in good stead for a long and fulfilling career.

We offer advice specific to the Early Career Framework and the work you need to do to meet the Teachers' Standards. We also offer general teaching and wellbeing advice for surviving and thriving at the chalkface.

ECTs: Forming healthy habits – click here to download

Articles include:

  • Your ECT rights and entitlements
  • Protecting your wellbeing
  • Seven golden rules for ECTs
  • A 12-point ECT checklist
  • Core areas of the Early Career Framework
  • Professional conduct for ECTs
  • What can I do if things go wrong?
  • Managing your workload
  • Making the most of your mentor
  • Lessons learnt: Diary of an ECT
  • Transition: How to approach year 2

This supplement published in June 2022 and has been produced with kind support from the National Education Union. Visit https://neu.org.uk/induction


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